Digitizing sponsorNational Endowment for the Arts 2011 Grant
ContributorPacifica Radio Archives
Examination of the changing views of lesbianism. Produced by Sheri Tyler. Presented by Women's Theater of Los Angeles. Includes reenactments including a lesbian on the couch, and a live discussion with participants from the Lesbian Feminists. Includes discussion of the belief by many psychologists that homosexuality is sick and perverted and the belief that lesbians are threats. Continues with readings about women meeting each other and sharing good times. (50:00) Musical interlude. "Blood Man" reading about a male seducer, then more female seduction songs and readings complete the program. Includes poetry by Harriet Francis from "Sappho '71", Elsa Gidlow from "Moods of Eros," Martha Shelley, Robby, Judy Grahn and the Gay Womens Lib, a speech by Sharon Zetchis, and selections from the July 1971 issue of "Every Woman." Recorded on April 25, 1974 (This date may be inaccurate). Music by Sister Rosie.